Taiwan to send retired TSMC chairman to APEC summit: reports

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan is likely to send one of its highest-profile business leaders, Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. (TSMC, 台積電) founder Morris Chang (張忠謀), to represent President...

Ex. Premier Lin Chuan may be tapped as Taiwan envoy to APEC Summit

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Although the Tsai administration has yet to officially announce the country’s envoy for the 2018 APEC Leaders’ Summit in Papa New Guinea scheduled in mid Novem...

Opinion: Where is Mayor Ko Wen-je’s backbone?

The Central American Republic of El Salvador has broken off diplomatic relations with the Republic of China (i.e. Taiwan). Taiwan’s government used to make an effort to maintain relations w...

Taiwan will attend APEC Summit: foreign ministry

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) said Sunday the country will attend the coming APEC leaders’ summit and the ministry is making preparations.&n...

Taiwan is expecting APEC summit invitation later this month

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - Taiwan is waiting for Papua New Guinea, the host of the next Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation summit, to send an envoy by the end of the month, but the man who represented Taiw...

Soong impresses at APEC Summit

This week's Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) summit in Vietnam was undoubtedly a big success for Taiwan's envoy James Soong (宋楚瑜) and it was not his only one. He met with ...

Trump's sojourn to Asia works out pretty well for Taiwan

Taiwan was understandably nervous ahead of the visit of US President Donald Trump to China, and four other Asian countries on his mammoth 11-day regional tour. The apprehension was understandable give...

Taiwan envoy describes encounter with Chinese leader as natural and pleasant

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan envoy to the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) summit James Soong (宋楚瑜) said in a news conference that he believed China had made a goodwill gesture to ...

Japan Prime Minister Abe meets with Taiwan's APEC envoy in Vietnam

Tokyo, Nov. 12 -- Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe met Sunday with James Soong (宋楚瑜), Taiwan's special envoy to the 2017 Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) summit, on the sidelines of...

Taiwan envoy greets US president at APEC 

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The 2017 Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Economic Leader's Meeting was held on Saturday in Da Nang, Vietnam, with Taiwan's envoy James Soong (宋楚瑜) spotted...

Taiwan wishes to enhance cooperation with ASEAN countries 

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan’s envoy to the APEC Economic Leaders' Meeting James Soong (宋楚瑜) attended the APEC-ASEAN meeting on Friday, during which he expressed the country&rsqu...

Taiwan envoy to APEC meets Russian President Putin

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – President Tsai Ing-wen’s (蔡英文) special envoy at the Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) summit in Vietnam, James Soong (宋楚瑜), was scheduled to be seated between...

Taiwan minister postpones APEC trip to Vietnam due to visa troubles

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen’s (蔡英文) special envoy to the Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation summit, People First Party Chairman James Soong (宋楚瑜), left for Vietnam ...

Taiwan headline news

Taipei, Nov. 7 -- The lead stories in major Taiwan dailies on Tuesday are as follows: @United Daily News: Workweek rules to be eased conditionally @China Times: James Soong to have dialogue...

Taiwan wants to renew investment agreement with the Philippines

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan will open talks with the Philippines at this month’s Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) meeting about the renewal of their bilateral investment agreemen...